Director of Marketing Communications
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
P.O Box 35288, Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE Melanie.Dorange@ritzcarlton.com
(P) +971 7 206 7765
(M) +971 56 545 2426
Luxury hotel marks the brand’s expansion into the Northern Emirate
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 12th November 2017: The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert was officially flagged yesterday in presence of esteemed dignitaries and hospitality leaders. With the newest addition, The Ritz-Carlton brand expands its portfolio of distinctive luxury destinations across the UAE to four properties.
The flagging ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Vice Chairman of RAK IDO, Chairman of Al Marjan Island; Mr Yannis Anagnostakis, Chief Executive Officer, RAK Hospitality Holding LLC; Mr Alex Kyriakidis, President, Marriott International Middle East and Africa; Mr Guido de Wilde, Chief Operations Officer, Marriott International Middle East and Africa; Mr Neal Jones, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Marriott International Middle East and Africa; and Mr Amit Arora, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert.
Located at the heart of the Al Wadi Nature Reserve spanning 500 hectares, the property embodies tranquility, serenity, and world-class service through its 101 renovated private luxury villas with pools. Offering the finest in desert escapism, each bespoke villa has been designed with a strong focus on traditional Arabic details to highlight an exquisite theme of luxurious Arabian hospitality set against the backdrop of modern elegance. The hotel also showcases an inspiring transformation, following an extensive remodeling of the lobby lounge and the launch of new restaurants.
The opening of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert will shortly be followed by the official launch of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach in December